Bridlington's Coastguard Rescue Team was called to help find a vulnerable adult believed to be in Flamborough.
The team was called by Humberside Police yesterday (Sunday September 24) at around 10.30pm.
The search took place in and around the Danes Dyke area, in Flamborough.
A spokesperson for the coastguard said: "While search teams were deployed, accompanied by Police Officers, information became available that the person had been found in another location."
The team returned to the station at 12am.